Debitum Network review

Part of Debitum Network's loans list

Debitum Network’s overview offers to invest in business loans and invoice financing; the interest rates vary between 6% and 11%, with durations from a few days to two years. Most loans are secured by a buyback guarantee. My opinion on Debitum Network ‘s solid risk management will strongly appeal to conservative investors. I tend to … Read more

Flender review : crowdlending for Irish SMEs

Part of Flender's loans list

Flender’s overview is specialized in loans for Irish businesses. They’re usually rather long-term (1 to 3 years), and annual yields vary between 8% and 12.9% (even 15.9% for speculative loans). No buyback guarantee is provided. My opinion on Flender is a great way to finance businesses in Ireland. The returns are competitive and in spite … Read more

EstateGuru review

Collateral for one of EstateGuru's bridge loans

EstateGuru's overview EstateGuru focuses on real-estate loans. The projects are rather conservative, usually yielding around 10% for durations of one year or more. My opinion on EstateGuru While the interest rates offered by EstateGuru‘s projects are lower than at , or , this platform provides great investment opportunities for those who want a more conservative … Read more

Real-estate and business crowdfunding platforms

An much reduced number of P2B platforms In early 2020, many platforms offering P2B (peer-to-business) loans proved to be scams : Kuetzal disappeared first in January, shortly followed by Envestio. The bad news weren’t over for investors as in April, Monethera announced its wind-down. Finally, Grupeer proved to be at least partly a scam, as … Read more

Default risk : what if the borrower doesn’t pay ?

The #1 risk when investing in loans A borrower who doesn’t reimburse the loans is obviously the greatest risk when investing in loans. Unfortunately, individual borrowers may be unable to reimburse their loans, real-estate projects may fail, and businesses may go bankrupt. Overall, all loans kinds are likely to default. In this article, we’ll examine … Read more

Crowdestor review

Crowdestor's overview offers real-estate and business loans. Their interest rates are usually in the 14%-26% range, for durations varying from one to two years. My opinion on Crowdestor Since Summer 2020, many improvements were unveiled at . It started with the enhanced projects descriptions and borrower’s credit report, which are a huge step forward in … Read more

CrowdEstate review

CrowdEstate's overview is a leading platform for real-estate. Interest rates currently stand around 10% – 12% yearly, a level similar to . Most recent loans are secured by a 1st-rank mortgage, which makes them safer than loans offered earlier on the platform. My opinion on CrowdEstate Although I still appreciate the large supply of loans … Read more

P2P lending platforms comparison

Peer-to-peer marketplaces in a nutshell While 2019 saw marketplaces for real-estate and business loans gain a lot of traction, P2P loans are still the most obvious way to invest in loans. Moreover, as in early 2020 several P2B (peer-to-business) platforms proved to be scams, I expect that many investors will return to less risky, more … Read more